[FoRK] NewTube VS OldTube

Albert S. < albert.scherbinsky at rogers.com > on > Tue Oct 10 11:06:38 PDT 2006

If you believe the entrenched media is no longer a
counterbalance to entrenched power(but the mouthpiece
for it), then YouTube/Google may be the escape pod to
freedom of expression.

Albert

--- Tom Higgins <tomhiggins at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 10/10/06, Albert S.
> <albert.scherbinsky at rogers.com> wrote:
> >
> > The YouTube model doesn't need the oldfangled
> content
> > producers. What I see happening is the empowering
> of a
> > new breed of independent content producers, with
> ad
> > generated revenue provided by Google ads.
> 
> 
> You mean PDiddy/BK thang, NumaNuma Idol, desynched
> loads of tv shows
> from one hour ago, LonelyGirl12231234 or Americas
> UnFunniest Staged
> Home Movies?
> 
> Dont get me wrong, I love getting my clips of the
> daily show and its
> ilk on the daily youtube scan, and yes I do love the
> fact gems like
> Raymond Scott/The Goon Shows/ and early 80's Cookie
> Puss Commercials
> are found there regularly...
> 
> I like how DemocracyTV hits the issue. I get way
> more of what I
> consider "new breed independent content" from their
> memestreams then
> youtube.
> 
> 
> -tomhiggins
> 


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